Former Gerber Baby CEO Bill Partyka has joined the Board of Directors of Coolhouse Botanics along with becoming the new CEO of Kradle Pet Comfort company.
“Just like their babies, all pet owners want the assurance their four-legged loved ones are enjoying healthy, satisfying lives, and I’m pleased to join an organization inspired to satisfy these needs with new and innovative solutions. This team really has it going on!” said Partyka.
Kradle is one of the fastest-growing companies within the pet comfort category and provides category-leading solutions for pet specialty, e-commerce and large format retail channels.
“We are thrilled Bill has joined us. His deep commercial experience within the consumer health and wellness space, and his track record of success in multiple consumer-facing businesses will enable us to accelerate our growth and strengthen our operational effectiveness,” said Gary Hendrickson, Chairman of Coolhouse Botanics.
Prior to joining the Coolhouse team, Bill was the Chief Executive Officer of the Gerber Baby Food company, served as the Chief Global Commercial Officer of Wyeth Nutrition and played significant leadership roles at both Conagra Foods and General Mills.